Our new book Edible Shrubs is now available.

Edible Shrubs provides detailed information, attractively presented, on over 70 shrub species. They have been selected to provide a mix of different plant sizes and growing conditions. Most provide delicious and nutritious fruit, but many also have edible leaves, seeds, flowers, stems or roots, or they yield edible or useful oil.

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Edible Shrubs Book
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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Cydonia oblongaQuince42
Diospyros kakiPersimmon, Japanese persimmon43
Fortunella japonicaRound Kumquat31
Imperata cylindricaCogongrass, Japanese Blood Grass33
Lablab purpureusHyacinth Bean, Bonavist-bean42
Pseudosasa japonicaMetake - Bamboo21
Pueraria montana lobataKudzu Vine45
Pueraria pseudohirsutaTropical kudzu33
Rhus succedaneaWax Tree12
Tamarix chinensisChinese Tamarisk, Five-stamen tamarisk02
Triticum aestivumBread Wheat, Common wheat42
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